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Record 1 1996-07-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Typography
  • IT Security
DEF

An imaginary horizontal line running across the tops of capitals.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Typographie (Caractères)
  • Sécurité des TI
DEF

Ligne droite, généralement horizontale, passant par le sommet des lettres majuscules et des hampes supérieures de minuscules (p. ex., d,f,k) qui ne dépassent pas la hauteur des majuscules.

CONT

Pour beaucoup de caractères, la ligne de crête est la limite supérieure. Toutes les lignes de crête d'une police de caractères se trouvent à la même position par rapport aux corps de caractère.

Spanish

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